Activities

Opening Reception

(Capacity: 480 - 280 subrosa; 200 Patio ROFR, Cost/Person: Included in Conference, Time: 5:30pm – Midnight)

Walk on down Stephen’s Avenue, approach the doorman under the cryptic, neon triangle and tell them Kayley sent you. From there, you’ll be led deep beneath the Hudson’s Bay heritage building, into the after hours club Subrosa. This CAPL Conference exclusive venue will be sure to Ignite Conversations, away from prying eyes. Catch up to your colleagues and lounge in style as you kick off the Conference with fellow delegates over signature cocktails and feature canapes.

Axe Throwing

(Capacity: 24, Cost/Person: $80, Time: 2pm – 5:15pm)

Have you ever experienced the pure adrenaline rush of throwing darts into a board?!  … Yeah, us neither.  Throwing an axe, on the other hand, is quite a deep visceral rush.  Relieve the stress of the morning’s education or (even worse) work session and channel your inner Viking, while learning how to throw an axe like a proper woods person, in a round robin tournament against your industry colleagues, where only one will sit atop BATL’s Iron Throne.  Pub snacks and 3 drinks/person included.

Barley Belt BBQ, Beer Seminar and Tasting Tour

(Capacity: 28, Cost/Person: $120, Time: 12:30pm – 5:15pm)

A true “Triple B” experience - Barbeque, beers and buddies. There’s no better way to toast the end of a great summer than by indulging in some serious southern smoked meat for lunch and washing it down with flight samplers from some of Calgary’s up and coming micro-breweries, including the 2018 co-winner for Alberta New Brewery of the Year.  Join us for an exclusive afternoon tour of three of Calgary’s newest breweries. You will sample the best of what each has to offer, while learning about the history of the micro brewing industry in Calgary, gaining a bit of beer knowledge, and hearing the first hand story behind each sip of deliciousness.

Minnewanka Boat Tour and Wine Paired Lunch

(Capacity: 24, Cost/Person: $175, Time: 11:30am – 6:15pm)

Enjoy an afternoon experiencing a few of the Canadian Rockies best kept secrets.  Stop on the way to Lake Minnewanka for a short walking tour of the little known Ghost Town of Bankhead – A once thriving coal town, shut down by the CPR following a strike in 1922. Then on to see the Rocky Mountains from a whole new perspective, while touring beautiful Lake Minnewanka (under which lies another ghost town – be sure to ask!) on a panoramic 1.5 hour cruise to Devil’s Gap. Enjoy a wine paired lunch amongst towering peaks rising vertically from the emerald water’s edge. An experienced Captain, familiar with the history, geology, animals, park policy and native involvement in the area, will provide informative and entertaining commentary throughout the journey.

Rural Alberta Tasting Tour

(Capacity: 26, Cost/Person: $175, Time: 11:30am – 6:15pm)

Treat your eyes and taste buds to the best of what the Southern Alberta Foothills have to offer. The bus may end up being an activity all to itself; however, we won’t get too carried away until we’ve enjoyed a Chef’s lunch of local foods, paired with signature cocktails at the luxurious Azuridge Estate Hotel. The bus will then take us on a scenic foothills tour to the Eau Claire Distillery, in Turner Valley, for a selected tasting, before winding back through the lush land we are lucky enough to call our backyard, to deposit us at the just opened Bridgeland Distillery for our final tasting of the day.

Frac School

(Capacity: 24, Cost/Person: $150, Time: 8:00am – 12:00pm)

Running concurrently with Tuesday morning’s education sessions, this activity is a must attend for anyone interested in the ins and outs of extracting hydrocarbons utilizing fracture stimulation. This 4 hour seminar will take advantage of the SAIT facilities to give delegates a detailed overview of current fracture stimulations techniques, tools and fluids. Video and classroom presentations will be supplemented with actual downhole assemblies being reviewed on site. This will be followed by a hands-on frac fluids seminar and tour of SAIT’s on site Completions rig, in order to help understand the scale of the tools being run down hole in comparison to the larger operation.

Lunch Time Cooking Adventure

(Capacity: 25, Cost/Person: $100, Time: 11:30am – 2:00pm)

Slip out of work for a downtown lunch adventure at an easygoing, educational cooking class. Be sure to impress at your next dinner party by learning some tips of the trade directly from a Chef, while getting a taste for some wines curated to match. Then finish off with the best part of all – eating your creation while socializing with your colleagues over a nice glass of wine! This event will feed your mind, body and soul!

Wednesday Night Spark Cocktail Reception

(Capacity: 500, Cost/person: Included in Conference, Time: 4:00pm-7:00pm)

Walk out of Wednesday afternoon’s presentations to indulge in some “CAPL Talk” of your own.  Join your fellow delegates, post conference in the TELUS Spark Lounge, for a cocktail or two and some appetizers. Share knowledge gained throughout the day, and relax the brain, before heading out (home?) for the night.

Thursday Night Wrap Up

(Capacity: 500+, Cost/person: Included in Conference, Time: 6:00pm-Midnight)

Wind up your Conference week in style, by entering the world currently being created for CAPL by Décor & More (http://www.decorandmore.com/). Your senses will be delighted with a variety of top shelf hors d’oeuvres and dinner selections to suit any taste.  Enjoy the celebration under the glow of Stephen Avenue’s evening lights which will bathe our themed dinner party through building length floor to ceiling windows.  Finish your Conference in style and don’t miss this truly grand finale!

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